Speed skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metres

The women's 1000 metres in speed skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics took place on 11 February, at the L'Anneau de Vitesse.[1][2]

Women's 1000 metres speed skating
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Refer to caption
Pictogram for speed skating
VenueL'Anneau de Vitesse
Date11 February 1968
Competitors29 from 12 nations
Winning time1:32.6 OR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Carry Geijssen  Netherlands
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Lyudmila Titova  Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Dianne Holum  United States
← 1964
1972 →

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:[3][4]

World record   Lidia Skoblikova (URS) 1:31.8 Karuizawa, Japan 22 February 1963
Olympic record   Lidia Skoblikova (URS) 1:33.2 Innsbruck, Austria 1 February 1964

The following new Olympic record was set.

Date Athlete Time OR WR
11 February   Carry Geijssen (NED) 1:32.6 OR

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Carry Geijssen   Netherlands 1:32.6 OR
  Lyudmila Titova   Soviet Union 1:32.9
  Dianne Holum   United States 1:33.4
4 Kaija Mustonen   Finland 1:33.6
5 Irina Yegorova   Soviet Union 1:34.4
6 Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl   Norway 1:34.5
7 Jeanne Ashworth   United States 1:34.7
8 Kaija-Liisa Keskivitikka   Finland 1:34.8
9 Kirsti Biermann   Norway 1:35.0
10 Stien Kaiser   Netherlands 1:35.2
11 Lāsma Kauniste   Soviet Union 1:35.3
12 Ruth Schleiermacher   East Germany 1:35.6
13 Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg   Norway 1:36.8
Ellie van den Brom   Netherlands 1:36.8
15 Christina Lindblom-Scherling   Sweden 1:36.9
16 Hildegard Sellhuber   West Germany 1:37.2
17 Martine Ivangine   France 1:37.4
Evi Sappl   West Germany 1:37.4
19 Ylva Hedlund   Sweden 1:37.5
20 Doreen McCannell   Canada 1:37.6
21 Marcia Parsons   Canada 1:37.7
22 Arja Kantola   Finland 1:37.9
23 Jenny Fish   United States 1:38.4
24 Marie-Louise Perrenoud   France 1:39.3
25 Misae Takeda   Japan 1:40.4
26 Sachiko Saito   Japan 1:41.0
27 Wendy Thompson   Canada 1:41.1
28 Patricia Demartini   France 1:44.6
29 Trish Tipper   Great Britain 1:46.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rapport Officiel Xes Jeux Olympiques D'Hiver 1968 Grenoble" (PDF). Comité d'organisation des Xemes jeux olympiques d'hiver. LA84 Foundation. 1968. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Speed Skating at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Games: Women's 1,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  3. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - World Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  4. ^ "ISU - Speed Skating - Records - Olympic Records". International Skating Union. Retrieved January 29, 2014.